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Author Berger, Ron.

Title An ethic of excellence : building a culture of craftsmanship with students / Ron Berger.

Publication Info. Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, [2003]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  LB1025.3 .B467 2003    AVAILABLE
Description iv, 156 pages ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Contents 1: An achiever of excellence -- Evidence in the work -- Evidence in the students -- A library of excellence -- 2: The first toolbox a school culture of excellence -- Starting small -- Why culture matters -- A classroom story: the power of positive peer pressure -- The value of community -- Building a foundation for community -- Supporting community inside and out -- A classroom story: building a broad notion of community -- 3: The second toolbox: work of excellence -- Self-esteem from accomplishments, not compliments -- Powerful projects -- Building literacy through the work -- Genuine research -- The power of the arts -- Models -- Multiple drafts -- Critique -- Making work public -- Using assessment to build stronger students -- A classroom story: the water study -- 4: The third toolbox: teaching of excellence -- Supporting teachers -- Teaching as a calling -- Teaching as a craft -- The scholarship of teaching -- A classroom story: inspiration in teaching -- Measures of excellence.
Subject Teaching.
Academic achievement.
ISBN 0325005966 paperback alkaline paper

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